A Heart for Fostering: The Process

  GRANTS PASS, Ore., — Hundreds of children in Josephine County are currently in foster care.  According to the Department of Human Services 1 in 55 children in the county are in the foster care system. DHS says it has an urgent need for more foster parents.  In Josephine County, DHS statistics show 76% of … Continue reading »

A Heart for Fostering: The Parents

  GRANTS PASS, Ore., — Hundreds of children in Josephine County are currently in foster care.  According to the Department of Human Services 1 in 55 children in the county are in the foster care system. DHS says it has an urgent need for more foster parents. The goal of foster care is always to … Continue reading »

A Heart for Fostering: The Children

GRANTS PASS, Ore., — Hundreds of children in Josephine County are currently in foster care.  According to the Department of Human Services 1 in 55 children in the county are in the foster care system. DHS says it has an urgent need for more foster parents. “Many families want young children and there is no … Continue reading »

Foster Families Needed

MEDFORD, Ore. — The holidays are a time of giving, but this season several hundred kids will not have a place they can call home. Just because a foster child is under the state’s care – does not mean they are living with a family. Many are in temporary group homes or shelters for the … Continue reading »

Foster Parents Wanted on Father’s Day

TALENT, Ore. – The Census Bureau reports roughly a third of all children nationwide live without their biological fathers. Kaydie Drake is one of those children. “Both parents had mental health issues,” said Kaydie’s adoptive mother Theresa. “The bio father, they could never get him to acknowledge his mental health issues to the point of being … Continue reading »